Digital wealth manager Moneyfarm, today announces that it has appointed Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia as Chair. Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia, DBE, CVO, FRSE, brings considerable experience to the role. She is the Founder and Executive Chair of fintech Snoop and was the CEO of Virgin Money from 2007 to 2018, leading the company to IPO.
Jayne-Anne is an advocate for gender diversity in business. From 2016 to 2021 she was the UK Government’s Women in Finance Champion and continues to support and promote the Women in Finance Charter as an advisor. Jayne-Anne is Chair of HMRC and a Director at UniCredit. She is also a Trustee of the Tate and sits on the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board and the Financial Inclusion Policy Forum.
Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia says of her appointment at Moneyfarm: “It is a privilege to be appointed as Chair of Moneyfarm. I look forward to working with the team and my Board colleagues to make investing for the future simple and accessible. Moneyfarm has a clear vision and strategy to deliver this and reminds me very much of my early days at Virgin Money. It has the same energy, drive and innovative culture, with a diverse client base and business that encourages everyone to take control of their financial future.”
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Giovanni Daprà, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer said: “I am honoured to be working with such an experienced Chair with the appointment of Dame Jayne-Anne to the Board of Moneyfarm. I’ve always been impressed by Jayne-Anne’s approach and philosophy to business, and I am confident she will help to support Moneyfarm in its mission to make finance simple and accessible.
“When we were looking for a new Chair, we wanted to appoint someone with significant expertise in the financial services sector that had a proven track record of delivering high levels of corporate governance and stakeholder engagement in a highly regulated and fast-growing industry. Jayne-Anne is a perfect fit for this and for Moneyfarm. The Board and the whole Moneyfarm team are really looking forward to working with her in the coming years.”